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Meet The Team

Meet the R&D Team

Research and Development employs staff that work all over the Trust, with bases in Building 9 (Chestnuts), McHale Building, Deanesly Centre, Maternity Basement, Ophthalmology and Cannock Chase Hospital.

Additionally, over 100 Doctors are actively engaged in research, along with countless nurses and support staff such as Pharmacists and Radiographers. Research and Development truly has a hospital-wide presence. Please click on the team headers below to see our staffs’ details.

Professor James Cotton

Dr James Cotton 
R&D Director

Sarah Glover

Sarah Glover 
R&D Directorate Manager

Alison Hardwick Hazelgren

Alison Hardwick-Hazelgren
Lead Research Nurse

R&D Directorate Management                         

  R&D Project Manager - Lorraine Jacques,  lorraine.jacques@nhs.net

  Quality Assurance Manager - Emma Mobberley,  emma.mobberley@nhs.net / 01902 695117

  Business Support Officer - Pal Jhamat,  palvinder.jhamat@nhs.net

  Workforce Support Manager - Kim Kinsella,  kim.kinsella@nhs.net / 01902 698957  


  Senior Cardiovascular Research Nurse - Andy Smallwood

  Cardiac Research Sisters - Victoria Cottam and Stella Metherell

  Research Sisters - Emma Sharman, Victoria Lake and Nikki Harris

Dermatology / Rheumatology

  Rheumatology Research Nurse - Lawrence Phiri

  Dermatology Research Sister - Donna Walker-McIntosh

Diabetes / Paediatrics

  Research Sisters - Katherine Vassell and Charlotte Busby


  Senior Gastroenterology Research Sister - Marie Green

  Research Nurse - Kathryn Davies


  Haematology Research Sisters - Lucy Lunn, Julie Walsh, Sharon Pearson and Sarah Hickman

Maternity, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  Research Midwife - Julia Icke


  Oncology Research Sisters - Chris Kirk, Claire Lomas, Davina Warrender, Kay Hadlington and Bal Kaur Rai 


  Ophthalmology Research Sister - Donna Jones

  Research Sister - Di Whistance-Smith


  Renal Research Sister - Teresa Byrne


  Stroke Research Sisters - Angela Stevens and Angela Willberry


  Research Sisters - Alison Bland and Julie Roberts

Cannock Staff

  Senior Research Nurse - Julie Edwards

  Research Nurses - Sarah Stevenson, Joanne Fletcher, Annette Wilkinson and Lynette Wheeler

Senior Clinical Trials Assistant

Anna Grant

Clinical Trials Assistants

Liz Radford

Sara Simmons

Simon Shaw

Rebecca Denyer

Laura Devison

Jason Rogers

Sarah Milgate

Ann Plumbe

Clinical Trials Administrators

Danielle Steward

Leon McDonald

Joanne Mundy

Project Management Team

  Project Coordinators - Pardeep Atwal and Lucy Stelfox

  Amendments Officer - Dina Perry

  Senior Project Co-ordinator - Sharon Murphy

  Project Co-ordinator - Tammy Smith

  Project Administrator - Donna Newell

Costing and Finance

  Business Support Officer - Pal Jhamat

  Finance Administrator - Chloe Plant


  Quality Assurance Co-ordinator - Emma Mobberley

PA and Workforce Support

  Workforce Support Manager - Kim Kinsella

  Workforce Support Administrator - Katie Chidlow

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